Matthew Lang

Matthew Lang is a twenty something queer author who resides in Melbourne, Australia.

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Mass Effect Collision Chapter 27: The Canyon

“We’ve all got the power in our hands to kill, but most people are afraid to use it. The ones who aren’t afraid, control life itself.” – Richard Ramirez, AKA The Night Stalker. Human serial killer. “Are you sure this is okay? We can’t be seen?” Cicepia asked nervously as she stared at the small …

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Mass Effect Collision Chapter 26: PTSAnar

“Reality is just a crutch for those who can’t deal with drugs,” – Robin Williams “What happened to Anar?” Sync asked as the unmarked white van pulled away. It wasn’t exactly an ambulance, but it was an unmarked police van with a medical kit and basic supplies. He’d never been in a Turian squad car …

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Mass Effect Collision Chapter 25: Parenting

“In a universe made out of energy, everything is entangled; everything is one” – Bruce Lipton She was standing in a house at the top of carpeted stairs, the top of the open banister just at eye level. “Grandma…Grandma where are you?” It was Talia’s voice, and it was coming from her. Talia looked down …

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Mass Effect Collision Chapter 24: The problem with Elcor

“So the good news: I know where your daughter is, Cicepia. The bad news is I think your father in law just rushed into a factory full of reapers.” “I’m sorry, I heard good news and then I heard good news.” – Cicepia Altus speaking to Elia’solor nar Ashru on Invictus. Before the final push …

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Mass Effect Collision Chapter 23: The Factory

“Your time is precious. Spend it wisely and with those who care for you.” – Justicar Samara To Elias, factories looked the same the universe over. There was something about factories that made all races tend towards the utilitarian. Actually, to be honest he’d only ever seen about four of the galactic races’ industrial architecture, …

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Mass Effect Collision Chapter 22: McTurian’s

“DexToC, It’s easy as 1-2-3, As simple as do re mi, DexToC, 1-2-3 Food for you and me, yeah.” – Elia’Solar vas Rannoch (Blue Universe) Invictus was dry—at least, it was dry in the capital city Shastinasio, which was located in the drier north of the planet, far away from the infamous jungle. Or at …

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Mass Effect Collision Chapter 21: Leaving Tuchanka

“01001000 01000101 01001100 01010000,” – Hannibal, Rogue VI on Luna, 2183 CE. After being decommissioned, Hannibal went on to become the core intelligence behind the Enhanced Defense Intelligence, now known as EDI. They were sitting in the lounge, Elias with a small robotic spider on his hand and Arkara with a bottle of beer. “Want …

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Mass Effect Collision Chapter 20: Friends of the Galaxy

“Science never solves a problem without creating ten more,” – George Bernard Shaw. Padok Wiks led them back through the main garden and up the large, central stairs that Arkara remembered from her last visit. They led up to the…the…how much of her memory was actually hers, she wondered. How much of it was am …

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Mass Effect Collision Chapter 19: New Chief; Old Friends

“They have a Krogan, why can’t we have a Krogan?” – Cat6 dropout. There was already a crowd gathered when Arkara strode out into the main compound. There were cries of ‘Where’s the Chief?’ and ‘What happened to the Chief?’ and one of the men behind her pointed towards her and said “She’s what happened …

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Mass Effect Collision Chapter 18: The Ones Who Fall

“It bears emphasising: our traditional ways of thinking have ignored – and virtually made invisible – the relationship between people and technology,” – Kim J. Vincente Elias looked around at the people he’d been travelling with. A turian, two krogan and a hanar. Back on the Endurance, there were two asari and a salarian doctor. …

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